Motorway footbridge reopened following four month closure

The replacement Pegwell Brake footbridge over the M5 motorway near Patchway was officially opened to the public this morning (Monday 18th February) by pupils from Coniston Primary School. The new steel pedestrian bridge, located between junctions 16 and 17 of the motorway, was installed last month and officially opened today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local Councillors. The 57-tonne

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New footbridge successfully installed over M5

Contractors worked solidly during Monday and Tuesday night this week to successfully install a new Pegwell Brake Footbridge over the M5 near Patchway as part of the M4/M5 Managed Motorways scheme. The new steel pedestrian bridge, located between junctions 16 and 17 of the motorway, is suitable for high-sided vehicles to pass under when the managed motorway is fully operational

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